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African Hobby

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Falco cuvierii Scientific name
Falconiformes Order
Falconidae Family
30 - 38 (Wingspan ) Length
Tropical dry forest, savanna, degraded former forest, urban areas. Up to 3,000 m. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2 - 4 Eggs, incubation 28 - 32 days, fledging 28 - 32 days. Clutch
Mainly birds, bats, insects,. Food  
  Habits
3594 - TSN: 560067 World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Afrikaanse Boomvalk
Czech: Ostríž africký, ostříž africký
Danish: Afrikansk Lćrkefalk
German: Afrika-Baumfalke, Afrikanischer Baumfalke, AfrikanischerBaumfalke
English: African Hobby, African Hobby Falcon, African Hoby, African hooby
Spanish: Alcotán Africano
Estonian: aafrika lőopistrik
Finnish: Afrikannuolihaukka
French: Faucon de Cuvier, Faucon hobereau, Faucon hobereau africain, Hobereau africain
Italian: Lodolaio africano
Japanese: afurikachigohayabusa
Japanese: アフリカチゴハヤブサ
Kwangali: Kakodi
Latin: Falco cuvieri, Falco cuvierii
Dutch: Afrikaanse Boomvalk
Norwegian: Termittfalk
Polish: sokól afrykanski, sokół afrykański
Portuguese: Ógea-africana, Ogea-africano
Russian: Африканский чеглок
Slovak: sokol hrdzavobruchý
Swedish: Afrikansk lärkfalk
Swahili: Kozi Mlake, Mwimbizi
Chinese: 非洲隼

Range:-

Angola

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Chad

Congo

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Ivory Coast

Kenya

Liberia

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Somalia

South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Northern Cape, Western Cape

Sudan

Tanzania

Togo

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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